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Paxton + Dwell Event

Dwell Weekend Retreat at the Paxton
July 28-30, 2017
Midsummer Soul Care for Women
Lucinda Secrest McDowell

Rates range from $625-$725 for the weekend, depending on room selection. There are a few suites that are perfect for friends to share. Includes Friday/Saturday night stay at the Paxton House as well as Saturday’s event.

Dwell Day Retreat at the Paxton
July 29, 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Includes lunch
$55.00 per person, limited availability

Dwell:  “to live, to focus.”
Dwell in Me and I will dwell in you. – John 15.4

If you live amidst hurry and noise but are longing to focus on serenity and soul care, join this summer for the Dwell Retreat July 28-30.

Thomasville native Lucinda Secrest McDowell (Cindy), author of 13 books, will guide us through inspirational teaching, storytelling and interactive journaling. Based on her new book, “Dwelling Places,” our time together will include relationships, refreshment, and renewal.

About Cindy:

Cindy, loves returning home to Thomasville, is passionate about embracing life both by drawing closer to God and living courageously — offering “Encouraging Words” to all on the journey. A graduate of Furman University and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, she also directs the autumn event –  ‘reNEW – retreat for New England Writing.’ Cindy’s favorites include tea parties, good books, laughing friends, ancient prayers, country music, cozy quilts, musical theatre, and especially her family scattered around the world doing amazing things. Her Mama (Sarah Secrest) was born ninety years ago at her grandmother’s home under Thomasville’s Big Oak.

Sporting Clays and Shopping Days

Dates are flexible.

150 targets and shells.

All inclusive package for a great shooting and shopping adventure. For 1-6 people, the thrill of sporting clay shooting with an expert instructor. An afternoon shopping on the bricks of Downtown Thomasville.

Included in this package:

•Instruction on basic shooting techniques, gun safety, trap safety and safe shooting.

•Personal protective equipment

• Top quality shotguns are provided OR bring your favorite.

Two night packages with shooting adventure and Downtown Dollars from $635 per suite

Thomasville Antique Show & Sale

February 26 – 28
Limited Availability

The Thomasville Antiques Show Committee is pleased to present thirty of the country’s most prestigious dealers who will offer the opportunity to view and purchase exquisite antiques. The dealers will showcase antique furniture, paintings, rugs, jewelry, tableware, accessories and collectibles to suit the taste of the casual and the serious collector. The Show and sale will be accompanied by several highly acclaimed speakers: Miles Redd, Lark Mason, Hutton Wilkinson, Curt Dicamillo and special guest Lisa Newsom.

Pricing dependent on room selection. Call for details.

March Whet Your Palette

Thursday, March 17, 6 – 8 pm

Spend St. Patrick’s Day at Studio 209! Join Cindy Inman for March’s Whet Your Palette – she will teach an acrylic painting class, focusing on gesso painting techniques. The subject is a green frog – perfect for the holiday!

Location: Studio 209, 209 West Remington Avenue, Thomasville, GA
This class is part of the Whet Your Palette series.


Package includes two tickets and one room for two at the Paxton for $225.

95th Annual Rose Show Festival

Rose Show and Festival • April 21-23, 2016

Held in beautiful, historic downtown Thomasville, the Rose Festival has been a Southwest Georgia tradition since the 1920’s.  Enjoy roses, roses, and more roses, plus two parades, live music and street dance (this year featuring the Swingin Medallions), arts & crafts, fantastic food and so much more.  Plus, most events are free!  The schedule below will help you plan but don’t forget to check our calendar closer to the event date for additional events during this festive week.

We are offering a Rose Show Package including a Paxton House Swag Bag – 2 Paxton House caps and $30 in Downtown Dollars.  2 Night Minimum.  Call for reservations and pricing details. 229-226-5197

Due South 2016

Due South 2015
April 23, 2016 & May 1, 2016

Due South is a celebration in Thomasville, GA of the southern connection between community, tradition and art. To benefit Thomasville Center for the Arts.

The Paxton is offering a Due South Package – featuring 2 Due South hats, 2 General Admission Tickets and a pre-show warm-up at Sweet Grass Dairy Cheese Shop.  Call for Reservation and Pricing Details. 229-226-5197

Fox Hunting Package

Flexible Dates
Limited Availability

Bring your own horses or we can partner you with a steady leased mount. Early morning hunting in the Red Hills of North Florida and evenings in Historic Downtown Thomasville.

Discount rooms at the Paxton available with stabling. Call for details. Price is dependent on room selection.